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  • Complete, open and improved
  • Obstruction within trail section, see description
  • Planned Future linkage and trail development
  • Unimproved open, travel at your own risk


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Trail Section: Tinicum Park – Virginia Forrest Recreation Area

Status: Obstruction within trail section, see description

Distance: 9.7

UPDATE 10/24/2023 TOWPATH CLOSURE (MILE 35 and 35.5) the Towpath at Bridge 3 Ln and Bridge 4 Ln (Smithtown Bridge 3 and Bridge 4) in Tinicum Township will be CLOSED to all pedestrian traffic starting October 23rd and 25th respectively until further notice due to construction. The purpose of this closure is for PUBLIC SAFETY. Trail users should turn around at the closure and NOT attempt to get by it.

TOWPATH CLOSURE (MILE 31.1). In the area of Lumberville the towpath is CLOSED at the Lumberville Aqueduct Pedestrian Bridge. The purpose of this closure is for PUBLIC SAFETY and will be in effect until the crossing can be made safe. Trail users should turn around at the closure and NOT attempt to get by it. The aqueduct and associated pedestrian crossing sustained significant damages during Tropical Storm Ida to include the loss of a structural pier beneath the aqueduct.


This section is part of over 50 miles of the D&L Trail designated as National Recreation Trail within Delaware Canal State Park from Easton to Bristol near Philadelphia. For more information specific to the D&L Trail along the Delaware Canal please refer to the Delaware Canal State Park.



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Delaware Canal State Park

The Delaware Canal is the only remaining continuously intact canal of the great towpath canal building era of the early and mid-19th century. Mule- drawn canal boat rides and the Lock Tender’s House Visitor Center are at New Hope. Paralleling... More

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Erwin-Stover House & Barn

Built by William Erwin, for whom the town of Erwinna is named, it was part of the original 1681 land grant given to William Penn by King Charles II of England. A portion of the house was constructed in 1800... More

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Nockamixon State Park

A haven for birds of prey and adventurers, Nockamixon State Park also features steep cliffs suitable for rock climbing. The name comes from the American Indian phrase "nocha-miska-ing" which is Lenni Lenape for "at the place of soft soil." Several... More

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Tohickon Valley Park

Just down stream from Ralph Stover State Park, Tohickon Creek tumbles  over and around many large boulders, forming small pools and falls. The Tohickon’s clean, cool water helps many visitors to end up with at least their feet in the... More

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